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Montreal in for chilly weather most of the week amid frost advisory

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April showers, May frost — apparently.

A bout of winter-like weather is on the way for southern Quebec, according to Environment Canada.

The weather agency issued a frost advisory on Tuesday, warning that temperatures will plummet to near or below the freezing mark overnight.

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“The relatively cool temperatures for this time of the year will persist for several more days,” the statement reads.

The advisory, which is in effect for Montreal, Vaudreuil-Soulanges and other regions, could last until Saturday morning.

As a result, Environment Canada warns frost could damage crops as chilly weather sets in this week.

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“Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees,” the weather agency said.

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